A hosts file edit allows you to override the DNS information for a domain, this is useful when trying to view a site on our servers before moving the site, or for developing a site on servers while keeping the main site live on another server.
A hosts file edit usually takes the following format
SERVERIP DOMAIN www.DOMAIN
If you need help on getting the IP address of your account, just pop open a support ticket, or jump on live chat.
Below are the steps on how to do this on Window/Mac/Linux.
Windows Host File
Open the following file in notepad/notepad++ (you will need to run one of these as an administrator in order to edit this file)
Paste in your hosts file edit at the end of this file and then save this file.
Mac/Linux Host File
Open terminal and run the following command
sudo nano /etc/hosts
Paste in your hosts file edit at the end of this file and then save this file with the following keyboard commands